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How to Prepare for a High School Exchange Program

Posted on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 under High School, International Students, Study Abroad

high school exchange student enjoying a train ride through their host country

Whether you are leaving the US or coming to this country through a high school exchange program, you can benefit from learning about the process before you commit to it. After all, you are about to leave your home for up to a year – there is a lot to think about first!

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5 Best Cities for International Students

Posted on Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 under Blog, Choosing a College, International Students, Student Life, Travel

Melbourne, Australia

Interested in studying abroad, but not sure where to go? TopUniversities took a look at hundreds of cities and came up with the best ones for international students to attend. Check out which cities made the top five and why.

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Ways for Students to Earn Money While Studying Abroad

Posted on Monday, March 6th, 2017 under International Students, Internships, Jobs, Money, Paying for College, Uncategorized

wallet with euros inside

University life abroad can be fun if you learn to juggle your responsibilities efficiently. Getting a part-time job or an internship is an excellent way to earn some extra cash and manage your expenses while studying in another country.

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How to Find the Best Off-Campus Apartments Abroad

Posted on Friday, July 22nd, 2016 under International Students, Moving, Student Housing, Study Abroad, Uncategorized

study abroad apartment

Planning on studying abroad in Europe? There are bound to be tons of things you’re going to want to do on this once in a lifetime opportunity! But whether you’re skydiving above the Swiss Alps or combing through a farmer’s market in Italy, you’ll always want to have a nice place that you can come home to.

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How to Explain Your International School Curriculum

Posted on Monday, May 9th, 2016 under Applying to College, High School, International Students, Translation

tips to help you explain your school curriculum to US colleges

If you’re an international student applying to US colleges, you likely have a long list of things to do to prepare your application. Explaining the curriculum of your school should be one of those tasks.

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3 Ways Lecture Transcription Benefits International Students

Posted on Friday, April 15th, 2016 under Blog, College Classes, International Students, Learning English

transcribing college lectures

One of the biggest hurdles international students who choose to study in the US have to overcome is the language barrier. Fortunately, there is a tool that these students can utilize in order to ensure they are getting the most out of their educational experience: lecture transcription.

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How ROTC Works for International Students

Posted on Friday, April 1st, 2016 under International Students, Living in the US

ROTC graduates

Many college-bound students who are interested in entering into the ranks of the United States Armed Forces consider attending colleges that offer ROTC programs. But not everyone who is interested in ROTC is a United States citizen. Here’s how the ROTC handles international students.

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Visa Restrictions Apply: How to Get a Summer Internship in the US

Posted on Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 under International Students, Internships

summer internship search

International students may have limited options for jobs in the US, but they do qualify for lots of summer internships! If you’re studying in the US and will be here year round, take a look at some of the summer internships available to you, as well as how you can get started applying today.

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How to Start Studying for the TOEFL

Posted on Thursday, January 28th, 2016 under International Students, Testing

studying for the TOEFL

Studying for the TOEFL is a big deal. Really mastering those test skills and language skills takes time and work. The good news is that starting to study for the TOEFL doesn’t have to be hard. There are a few simple steps you can take to start your TOEFL studies. And once you get started, it should be easy to continue.

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How International Students Can Study Abroad, Too

Posted on Thursday, January 14th, 2016 under International Students, Living in the US, Study Abroad

international students study abroad

Studying abroad is a popular choice for US college students, but many international students forget that they have this option, too. Just because you’ve already traveled overseas to study in the US doesn’t mean you can’t check out another country for a semester or even a year on a study abroad program.

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How to Transfer Colleges as an International Student

Posted on Monday, November 16th, 2015 under Applying to College, International Students, Moving

transferring colleges

If the US school you’re attending as an international student isn’t right for you, transferring colleges may a good decision. But before you make any moves, it’s important that you know the right steps to take when it comes to transferring colleges.

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College Housing Options When Studying Abroad: Choosing the Right Fit for You

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 under Blog, International Students, Off-Campus Housing, Student Housing, Study Abroad

study abroad housing options

So you’ve decided to study abroad and you’ve even selected the ideal program, but there’s one glaring issue: where will you live?

Most study abroad programs offer a variety of different housing options, though it depends on the college or university you’ve selected.

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How to Get a Letter of Recommendation for US Colleges

Posted on Monday, October 19th, 2015 under Applying to College, International Students, Translation

letter of recommendation

As you apply to US colleges, getting a great letter of recommendation should be part of your to-do list. If you’re struggling with this task, just follow these tips to get a great letter of recommendation — stress free!

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The Benefits of Community College for International Students

Posted on Monday, October 19th, 2015 under Applying to College, Choosing a College, International Students, Learning English, Living in the US, Paying for College

benefits of community college

Less expensive tuition, relaxed English proficiency requirements and the ability to easily transfer to another school convince many international students to attend a US community college.

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Get Familiar with Your College Town

Posted on Friday, October 2nd, 2015 under International Students, Living in the US, Starting College

college town

If you’re an international student studying in the US, getting to know your college town is likely on your mind. Instead of worrying about how little you know about the area you’re moving to, let these tips help you get familiar with it fast.

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